You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna by train, bus or flight.
To get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna on Nov 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||370 miles (597 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$79 - $557|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $79 (€72) • 10 h 5 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $557 (€509) • 1 h 20 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Austrian Airlines or ÖBB | Nightjet|
Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 370 miles (597 km) to Vienna from Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $79 (€72). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Austrian Airlines or ÖBB | Nightjet among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna.
Traveling between Frankfurt and Vienna is simple, and you can choose from trains, buses and flights. Flying is far quicker, taking approximately 4 hours from door to door with 1.5 hours in the air. Trains are comfortable and only take around 6.5 hours to arrive in the Austrian capital. Buses present an economy option, while car pooling services like Bla Bla Car also travel from Frankfurt to Vienna.
Return trips from Vienna to Frankfurt are also available.
Flixbus, Regiojet and Eurolines all run daily buses from Frankfurt to Vienna, so there's plenty of buses to choose from. Frankfurt to Vienna buses start as early as 5:50 a.m. and there's even a service at 1:50 a.m. in the middle of the night. The journey takes around 10 hours, so if you want to arrive in time to check in, a departure at around 2:00 p.m. makes sense. All buses travel directly, with no changes needed.
Deutsche Bahn runs a direct train from Frankfurt to Vienna. The first Frankfurt to Vienna train of the day leaves at 6:22 a.m., while the final direct train leaves at 4:20 p.m., although indirect services leave after that if you're happy to change. The shortest rail journey takes 6 hours 48 minutes.
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna are the fastest way to arrive in the Austrian capital, with daily flights available from Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, and Eurowings. Direct flights take 1 hour 25 minutes, and the first plane takes off just before 7:00 a.m. After that, there are flights every hour until the final take off at 9:50 p.m. All flights travel directly, and travelers should factor in around 4 hours in total when transport to and from the airports is considered.
Travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Vienna, Austria is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of entry into Austria:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Austria has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna.
The current restriction level for returning to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Austria is: Unrestricted.
Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Frankfurt am Main from Vienna here.
There are 4 travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna: bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna is by taking a bus with an average price of $79 (€72).
This is compared to other travel options to Vienna:
A bus is $478 (€437) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna costing on average $557 (€509).
Taking a bus is about $44 (€40) less than taking a train, which costs on average $122 (€112) for this route.
The quickest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Vienna is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 20 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, getting to Vienna by bus can take on average 10 h 5 min.
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 41 min.
You should expect to travel around 370 miles (597 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Vienna.
The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Vienna tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.
Before traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Frankfurt am Main to Vienna tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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